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Predicting and Preventing: Developing a Risk Assessment Mechanism for Residential Housing

Armitage, Rachel (2006) Predicting and Preventing: Developing a Risk Assessment Mechanism for Residential Housing. Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal, 8 (3). pp. 137-149. ISSN 1460-3780

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      Abstract

      The introduction of legislative requirements placed upon key agencies to consider the crime and disorder implications of every decision that they make has been a progressive step in crime reduction. Yet this requirement will not achieve its potential unless these partner agencies can agree upon which factors are indeed criminogenic and therefore what impact their decisions will have upon crime. Recognising the need for clarification within the field of designing out crime within the built environment, this paper presents a comprehensive, yet straightforward and usable crime risk assessment mechanism which Architectural Liaison Officers and Crime Prevention Design Advisors can use to predict the vulnerability of residential housing to future crime and disorder problems.

      Item Type: Article
      Additional Information: This is a post-peer-review, pre-copyedit version of an article published in Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal. The definitive publisher-authenticated version Armitage, Rachel (2006) Predicting and preventing: developing a risk assessment mechanism for residential housing. Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal, 8 (3). pp. 137-149. ISSN 1460-3780 is available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.cpcs.8150024
      Uncontrolled Keywords: Risk assessment mechanism, Crime reduction, Architectural Liaison Officers/Crime Prevention Design, Advisors Secured by Design permeability
      Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
      H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
      Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
      School of Human and Health Sciences > Applied Criminology Centre
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      Depositing User: Rachel Armitage
      Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2008 14:00
      Last Modified: 28 Jul 2010 19:28
      URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/2553

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